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It's against the law in Texas to text and drive
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Proving the Other Driver was Texting in an Accident

Texting While Driving a Crime? Increasingly, texting while driving has become a crime in most states. Yet, people continue to habitually text on their cell phones while driving on the …

Get a free personal injury consultation
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Why Take Advantage of a Free Injury Claim Consultation

Get an Injury Consultation Early! It is shocking how many times we received telephone calls from personal injury victims who speak to an attorney for the first time several months …

Workplace injury lawyers
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Damages for Workplace Injuries in Texas

  What Compensation is Available after a Workplace Injury in Texas? The compensation available in Texas for an on-the-job injury depends upon several factors. Is there worker’s comp? Was a …

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What Lawyers Really Need To Know About SEO

  Recently, I evaluated an attorney’s website to give recommendations about internet visibility for that website. Most attorneys have no idea what SEO or search engine optimization involves. Search engine …

Car wreck hospital liens
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What You Need To Know About Texas Hospital Liens

  You have been injured in an accident in Texas and find out the settlement proceeds are covered by a hospital lien- what do you do? Here are 5 things …

Can I get damages for a pre-existing injury
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How do Pre-Existing Injuries Affect a Texas Personal Injury Claim?

How do Pre-Existing Injuries Impact a Texas Personal Injury Claim? Accidents are common occurrences in Texas. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), every two minutes a person is …

2 second rule
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What is a Safe Distance Between Cars at Highway Speeds in Texas?

Statistics show that driving too fast or speeding is one of the causes of frequent car crashes in Texas. When speeding, you have poor control of your vehicle, and you …

What to do after an accident with a semi or 18-wheeler
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What to Do After a 18-Wheeler or Semi Truck Accident in Texas

The highways and interstates of Texas are often filled with big trucks. While those 18-wheelers serve a vital service, they also pose a substantial danger. Each year, motor vehicle crashes, …

car accident law firm in Houston
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What if I am Partly Responsible for an Accident?

    A reportable accident happens about once a minute in Texas, according to the Texas Department of Transportation, (TxDOT). While most accidents are minor, many crashes result in severe injuries …

Drunk Driver accident and punitive damages in Texas
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Can I Get Punitive Damages if I am Hurt by a Drunk Driver?

  Possibly. When a drinking driver gets behind the wheel, they should know that the chances of injuring someone else are very high. While the law in Texas requires a …

Texas injury claims for minors
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Texas Procedures for Injury Settlements that Involve Minors

  There is not much more difficult for a parent than dealing with an injury to their child. All of us with children probably went to the emergency room when …

What is a slipped disc?
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Ruptured Discs after a Car Accident: How They Can Impact You (And the Compensation You Deserve)

  Did you suffer ruptured or slipped discs in a car accident? Unfortunately, ruptured or herniated discs occur all too frequently in car accidents. Slipped or herniated discs often cause …